Sinking Santa Cruz: climate change threatens famed California beach town

Sinking Santa Cruz: climate change threatens famed California beach town

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Santa Cruz, California. Photo source: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Similar challenges are sprouting up along the coast, and the golden sands and beach properties that define the state at risk…

Read Full Article; Guardian UK (10-11-2018)

Sea Level Rise Could Double Erosion Rates of Southern California Coastal Cliffs; USGS (07-09-2018

Beach Bashing; UCSB Current News (02-14-2017)
New research conducted by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists and their colleagues at UC Santa Barbara and six other institutions found that during the 2015-16 El Niño winter beach erosion on the Pacific coast was 76 percent above normal, and that most beaches in California eroded beyond historical extremes…

The natural bridges of Santa Cruz County; By Gary Griggs (06-01-2017)

The only answer to rising seas is to retreat; By Orrin H. Pilkey & Keith C. Pilkey; The News & Observer (10-18-2017)

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